Author Archives: katie

Happy Birthday Mr Bean!

I do not know where the time goes. How does a pup go from to Look at that man mane! He is such a good good dog. He barks too much, but he’s sweet and he’s gentle. He goes to … Continue reading

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Family Photo of the Day

New kid doesn’t get it yet.

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Keep on keepin’ on / Level-headed selfie

Finished another graphic novel and another kiddie lit book. Who can name the series? I don’t know how much longer I’m going to make it, but I do know I need to go take my contacts out before they permanently … Continue reading

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Ok I’m back / Mid-Event meme a bit late

So I had myself a bit of a reading hiatus- took Ham to flyball class and then went out to eat and, um, browse a bookstore. Would you believe I didn’t buy anything? I’m struggling to stay engaged. I’m partway … Continue reading

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Shelfie!

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3 pm sleepies / Best Of challenge

I’m having trouble settling on a book. I’m back and forth between several right now. Threw in a dinosaur graphic novel for a quick read and brain break. Cameron and his Dinosaurs by Scott Christian Sava, art by Adres Silva … Continue reading

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Readathon- On to book 3

I have nothing but the highest respect for military working dogs and their handlers. And I love that they have progressed largely to reward-based training, at least with detection dogs. Hambone, however, finds this all quite boring. I’m soon going … Continue reading

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Readathon update and Intro Meme

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Pennsylvania, USA 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut’s Story by Michael Collins which I just happened … Continue reading

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Go time

I’m participating in Dewey’s Readathon again, theoretically for 24 hours though I doubt that will actually happen. I am sleep-deprived enough as it is. Anyway, I’ll be posting progress reports here throughout the ‘thon. Lots of options. Starting here.

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Building the flyball dog.

Ham and I are taking a flyball class to get him up and running. He is different for me to train– he is DEFINITELY not a Border Collie. He doesn’t automagically laserfocus on a tug once he starts heading toward … Continue reading

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